Sinethemba Sidloyi completed a Doctorate in UJ (Sociology), focusing on the lives, livelihoods and daily struggles of black, working-class women. She is currently a Research Associate at UJ. She holds a BSocSci degree in Human and Societal Dynamics at the UOFS, Honours and Masters degree in Gender Studies at the University of Pretoria. She taught Sociology at the University of KwaZulu-Natal; has published articles, book chapter and has presented papers in both local and international Sociological conferences. Her work focuses on Intersectional Township Habitus, Vulnerabilities and Instrumentalities among black working-class women, The production and reproduction of experiences of privilege and oppression in South African Township Spaces.